A district defined for administrative purposes(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "administrative district" in a sentence
"It embraces the greater portion of the administrative district of Oberpfalz, and portions of the districts of Upper and Lower Bavaria, and Upper Franconia (see GERMANY, map), an area of about 5340 square miles."
"The name Palatinate has since then been confirmed to that administrative district of Bavaria, which in ecclesiastical affairs forms the Bishopric of Speyer."
"The name given to an ecclesiastical administrative district under the jurisdiction of an archbishop (q.v.)."